State Museum sets Aug. 16 planetarium opening

Opening on Aug. 16, the S.C. State Museum’s renovated facility will feature a planetarium, observatory and 4-D theater. (Photo provided by S.C. State Museum)The facility will house an observatory, planetarium and permanent 4-D theater. All three elements, plus a multidisciplinary museum focusing on art, history, natural history, and science and technology, will be housed under one roof. Read More...

S.C. DOT plans study of Midlands’ interstate corridor

The study will be similar to studies the S.C. Department of Transportation has done on the Interstate-526 corridor in Charleston and the Interstate-85 corridor in Greenville. It will be aimed at determining what’s needed to support economic growth. Read More...

Columbia’s Hybrid hires project engineer

LylesJustin K. Lyles will be a project engineer at Hybrid Engineering Inc.’s Columbia office. Lyles, a native of Hartsville, has more than 7 years of experience in the civil engineering field. Read More...

USC’s McNair Center to host research with SCRA partnership

The aerospace research arm of the University of South Carolina will be located at 1000 Catawba St. in Columbia in the SCRA-USC Innovation Center. It will include the new $4.5 million Advanced Composite Materials Research Center. Read More...

Colliers International names head of office property management

ButlerKim Butler, who joined Colliers International in 2006, will oversee the company’s managers of office properties and implement best practices across the firm’s statewide office portfolio. Read More...


Gold mine project reaches milestone

The posting of the Army Corps of Engineers’ Final Environmental Impact Statement indicates that final action by the Corps is near on Romarco Minerals’ application for a federal wetlands permit, which is needed to begin mining operations in Lancaster County. Read More...

Haley names Mike Campbell to workers’ comp panel

CampbellMike Campbell, who lost the June 24 runoff to Henry McMaster to be the Republican candidate for lieutenant governor, will be paid $116,000 a year to serve on the S.C. Workers’ Compensation Commission.  Read More...